5:2 Diet Parsnip Soup with Ginger October 30, 2013 by Fiona Maclean 5:2 Diet Parsnip Soup with Ginger Print recipe Print with main photo Print text only Serves 3-4 Prep time 5 minutes Cook time 30 minutes Total time 35 minutes Allergy Milk Dietary Vegetarian asdasdasdasd Soup Misc Freezable, Serve Hot Occasion Halloween Ingredients 250g Parsnips 5g Fresh Ginger 1 Small Chilli 20g Red Lentils 700ml Stock 1 Medium Onion 1 tablespoon Low Fat Creme Fraiche 2-3 shots 1 Cal oil Directions Step 1 Peel and dice the parsnips, onions, and ginger. Deseed the chili and cut into 3 or 4 pieces Step 2 Put onions, chili and ginger into a heavy based pan sprayed with 2-3 shots of 1cal oil or wiped with a drop of cooking oil Step 3 Sweat over a low heat until the onions are translucent Step 4 Add in the parsnip chunks and stir well. Cook for a further minute. Step 5 Add in the stock and the lentils Step 6 Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 20 minutes Step 7 Remove the chili pieces and blend with a stick blender before tasting. If you want a spicier soup (I did), add back in 1 piece of chili. Blend again with the stick blender Step 8 Season with salt and pepper to taste and stir through the creme fraiche to serve.